Environmental Heath and Safety Team | Environmental Due Diligence Team

Environmental Heath and Safety Team

Patty Beach, CIH
Managing Partner
Principal Consultant

Patricia Beach is the Managing Partner and Principal Consultant bringing over 25 years of experience in environmental and occupational toxicology, industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety. She has worked as an environmental consultant serving clients across business sectors to manage environmental assessment and cleanup, chemical exposure assessments, toxicity evaluations, Safety Data Sheet development and facility and compliance audits while guiding clients to the appropriate outcome based on sound science and regulatory interpretation. She has helped to establish numerous health and safety programs from inception through implementation and maintenance. Having been on the inside of challenging high-tech industry, she understands the issues, challenges and strategies to effectively implement EH&S into business goals to add value to an organization.

Colleen Thornton, CIH
Principal Consultant

Colleen Thornton is a Principal Consultant with over 15 years of experience in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, risk assessment, regulatory compliance, and environmental protection.  Colleen has been an occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) professional with experience working in multiple private industries such as biopharmaceutical / biotechnology, healthcare, semiconductor / electronics / printed circuit board manufacturing, medical devices, and digital medicine.  Specific expertise includes occupational exposure surveys and risk assessments, health and safety program development and implementation, facility safety and compliance audits, Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) program compliance, and pharmaceutical / novel potent compound safety.

Zulma Machillanda-Hahn, CIH, CSP
Senior EHS Professional

Ms. Machillanda-Hahn is a Senior EHS Professional with over 18 years of experience, specializing in occupational exposure assessments, including IH monitoring and results interpretation, as well as managing environmental, health and safety programs in a variety of industries. Her expertise includes occupational exposure surveys and risk assessments, health and safety program development and implementation, facility and EHS compliance audits, and potent pharmaceutical and R&D novel compound safety. Ms. Machillanda-Hahn has performed numerous incident investigations towards incident reduction, conducted chemical exposure monitoring, implemented hazardous waste management programs, implemented behavior-based programs, performed ergonomic assessments, provided training on various health and safety topics, conducted job hazard evaluations, and worked with governmental agencies during EHS inspections.

Shawna McCullough
Senior EHS Specialist
Annette Krupp
EHS Specialist

Environmental Due Diligence Team

Walter Beach, REPA, PMP
Managing Director

Walter Beach is a Partner and Managing Director with over 28 years of experience in project management, financials and regulatory compliance.  He has performed and managed numerous Phase I & II projects and has served as the project manager on several large projects on behalf of HLENV.  He has a background in computer engineering and database development and has built e-tools for clients to manage occupational health and safety data and build reports to better communicate health and safety program compliance to management teams.

Cheri Page, P.G.
Senior Geologist

Cheri Page is a Senior Geologist and brings 28 years of experience managing soil and groundwater investigations and remediation.  Her  experience in preparing environmental impact reports/statements (EIR/EIS) sections for geology and hazards/hazardous materials and years of experience in conducting and supporting geotechnical studies provides depth and breadth to her expertise.  She also has 20 years of experience conducting Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs).

Cathy Neumann, REPA
Senior Environmental Specialist

Cathy Neumann is a Senior Environmental Specialist with over 9 years of experience in providing comprehensive environmental due diligence for all phases of commercial and residential real estate transactions. Perform Phase I All Appropriate Inquiries (AAIs), Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Records Search with Risk Assessments (RSRAs), Desktop Reviews (DTRs), Preliminary Environmental Assessments (PEAs) including all facets of analysis, interviews and site inspections.

Jennifer Venkatraman
Environmental Specialist